spotted cowbane

spotted cowbane
noun
tall biennial water hemlock of northeastern North America having purple-spotted stems and clusters of extremely poisonous tuberous roots resembling small sweet potatoes
Hypernyms: ↑poisonous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Cicuta, ↑genus Cicuta

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noun or spotted hemlock
: a tall biennial water hemlock (Cicuta maculata) of northeastern No. America with purple-mottled stems and clusters of tuberous roots that resemble small sweet potatoes and are extremely poisonous

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a North American water hemlock, Cicuta maculata, of the parsley family, having a purple-mottled stem, white flowers, and deadly poisonous, tuberlike roots. Also called musquash root, spotted hemlock.
[1840-50]

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spotted cowbane,
a North American water hemlock with mottled stems and poisonous roots.

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  • spotted cowbane — dėmėtoji nuokana statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Salierinių šeimos vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Cicuta maculata), paplitęs Šiaurės ir Centrinėje Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Cicuta maculata angl. musquash root; spotted cowbane; spotted… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • spotted cowbane — spotted cow·bane kau̇ .bān n a tall biennial No. American herb of the genus Cicuta (C. maculata) chiefly of wetlands of northeastern No. America with clusters of tuberous roots that resemble small sweet potatoes and are extremely poisonous called …   Medical dictionary

  • spotted cowbane — a North American water hemlock, Cicuta maculata, of the parsley family, having a purple mottled stem, white flowers, and deadly poisonous, tuberlike roots. Also called musquash root, spotted hemlock. [1840 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • cowbane — see SPOTTED COWBANE …   Medical dictionary

  • spotted hemlock — n SPOTTED COWBANE …   Medical dictionary

  • spotted hemlock — noun tall biennial water hemlock of northeastern North America having purple spotted stems and clusters of extremely poisonous tuberous roots resembling small sweet potatoes • Syn: ↑spotted cowbane, ↑spotted water hemlock • Hypernyms: ↑poisonous… …   Useful english dictionary

  • spotted water hemlock — noun tall biennial water hemlock of northeastern North America having purple spotted stems and clusters of extremely poisonous tuberous roots resembling small sweet potatoes • Syn: ↑spotted cowbane, ↑spotted hemlock • Hypernyms: ↑poisonous plant… …   Useful english dictionary

  • spotted water-hemlock — dėmėtoji nuokana statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Salierinių šeimos vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Cicuta maculata), paplitęs Šiaurės ir Centrinėje Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Cicuta maculata angl. musquash root; spotted cowbane; spotted… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • spotted parsley — noun 1. : poison hemlock 1 2. : spotted cowbane …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cicuta — virosa Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

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